7 tips for facility managers of accredited ASCs

Facility managers at accredited ASCs should understand their center's unique operational upkeep issues and maintenance requirements, according to FacilitiesNet.

Seven tips for following the life-safety compliance book:

1. Maintain documented proof of performance.

2. Keep track of the equipment inspection schedule.

3. Test all backup generators and document whether each is operational.

4. Conduct a monthly transfer test to prepare for potential power interruptions.

5. Inspect fire dampers at least every four years.

6. List all life safety maintenance equipment with accompanying signatures.

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